TX files suit against BP for damages from 2010 deepwater horizon oil spill

The State of Texas today filed a lawsuit against BP America and other defendants for their role in the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon offshore oil spill.

2 Minnesota women sentenced for funding Somali militants

A federal court has sentenced two Minnesota women to lengthy prison sentences for soliciting donations in the name of charity, then funneling the funds to Somali militants.

Eyeing $600M Powerball jackpot? You have better chance of death by lightning

The estimated jackpot for Saturday's multistate Powerball drawing has risen to $600 million, the Multi-State Lottery Association said Friday. That would be the second largest lottery jackpot in U.S.

Internet sensation 'Kai the hatchet-weilding hitchiker' has been arrested for murder

The internet celebrity who gained fame as "Kai the hatchet wielding hitch-hiker" has been arrested. Caleb McGillvary, better known as, "Kai the hatchet-weilding hitchiker." is behind bars in Philadelphia.

Parents of children allegedly slain by nanny say they're expecting baby boy

The parents of two children allegedly slain by their nanny in New York City last year are expecting a child this fall, roughly a year after the nightmare deaths, according to a Facebook post.

NSU nurses present research

Three graduate students in Northwestern State University’s College of Nursing and Allied Health conducted research to determine if nurse practitioners in rural areas feel a collaborative practice agreement with a physician affects the qua

Beware the "crazy ants" of the South

Beware the "crazy ants."

Power outages reported in NETX, Shreveport area

Power outages have been reported for the following areas:  

Judge rules on dog park lawsuit

Thursday morning, Judge Leon Emmanuel ruled on the lawsuit filed by the Shreveport Dog Park Alliance against Shreveport mayor, Cedric Glover.

Shale-shocked: the Haynesville Shale

Ask people in DeSoto or Red River Parishes and they'll tell you the Haynesville Shale isn't what it used to be, but even they might be surprised to learn there are only 35 rigs running in the area.